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UN evacuates staffers’ dependents from Ethiopia

United Nations, Nov 24 | The US is evacuating the dependents of staff members from Ethiopia because of the ensuing violence, a spokesman said. "Given...

Donald Trump’s pollster predicts win in 2024, so do others, but...

By Nikhila Natarajan New York, Nov 24 | Former US President Donald Trump has betrayed fresh evidence of a presidential campaign in waiting. As per a...

Multiple injured after car drives into holiday parade in US’s Wisconsin

New York, Nov 22 | A vehicle plowed into a crowd at a holiday parade in US northeastern state of Wisconsin, causing multiple injuries,...

S Korea, US agree upon fresh dialogue on supply chains

Seoul, Nov 20 | South Korea and the United States on Friday agreed to establish new dialogue channels to enhance cooperation on supply chains...

US, Canadian, Mexican leaders hold first summit in 5 years

Washington, Nov 20 | US President Joe Biden hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador...

US Fed Governor Waller urges faster pace of tapering as inflation...

Washington, Nov 20 | US Federal Reserve Governor, Christopher Waller has urged the central bank to speed up the pace of tapering asset purchases...

US authorizes Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccine boosters for all adults

New York, Nov 20 | The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized boosters of the Pfizer or BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines...

Biden says he’s mulling US diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics in...

New Delhi, Nov 19 | US President Joe Biden has confirmed that he is mulling a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in...

‘US job market improving amid potential disruptions’

Washington, Nov 19 | The U.S. job market has been recovering despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, inflation woes and supply chain strains, but these...

US, Japan reaffirm importance of trilateral cooperation with S.Korea

Washington, Nov 19 | Senior diplomats of the US and Japan have reaffirmed the importance of cooperation with South Korea, a day after Japanese...

S.Korea, US, Japan agree on continued cooperation

Seoul, Nov 18 | South Korea, the US and Japan agreed during their latest vice foreign ministerial talks to keep working together for regional...

Abbas discusses Israeli-Palestinian conflict with US envoy to UN

Ramallah, Nov 18 | Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield.During their meeting at his...

US designates N.Korea as state violator of religious freedom

Washington/Seoul, Nov 18 | The US has designated North Korea as a state violator of religious freedom, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.North Korea...

More US states offering boosters amid fear of winter surge

Washington, Nov 18 | Amid fear of a Covid-19 resurgence in the upcoming winter season, more states in the US have started offering booster...

Lawsuit filed over music festival stampede claiming 10 lives in US’s...

Houston, Nov 18 | Attorney Tony Buzbee in Houston, the largest city in southern US state of Texas, has filed a lawsuit on behalf...

US House votes to censure Republican Congressman Gosar for posting controversial...

Washington, Nov 18 | The US House has voted to censure Paul Gosar, Republican of Arizona, and remove him from his committee seats after...

Youth Covid-19 cases rise in US state of Illinois

Chicago, Nov 18 | Pending Thanksgiving holiday, the average number of Covid-19 cases among the youth aged 0-17 years in the US midwest state...

Instagram rolls out paid Badges for US creators

San Francisco, Nov 17 | Meta-owned photo-sharing app Instagram is expanding the availability of Badges to all eligible creators in the US.Users over the...

US weighs diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

New Delhi, Nov 17 | The Biden administration is still weighing how to approach the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympic Games, including the possibility of...

Covid-19 cases rise in parts of US amid sustained vaccination push

New York, Nov 17 | Covid-19 cases are starting to climb again in select regions across the United States after stabilising at a high...

Indoor mask mandate to be lifted for US capital

Washington, Nov 17 | The indoor mask mandate will be lifted for the US capital, Washington DC, beginning November 22, the city's mayor announced.Although...

US hid airstrike that killed dozens of civilians in Syria: Report

Washington, Nov 16 | A media outlet report has claimed that the US military concealed an airstrike in Syria in 2019 that led to...

Apple wants US states to partially pay for digital ID cards...

San Francisco, Nov 15 | Apple is reportedly asking states in the US to partially pay for people to use its iPhones as digital...

S.Korean Vice FM leaves for Washington to meet US, Japanese counterparts

Seoul, Nov 15 | Choi Jong-Kun, South Korea's Vice Foreign Minister, has embarked on a trip to Washington for talks with his American and...

Tesla in ‘Full Self-Driving’ mode damaged after crash in US

San Francisco, Nov 13 | The controversial "Full Self-Driving" (FSD) beta mode has resulted in a Tesla Model Y crashing in Los Angeles, likely...

Qatar to represent US interests in Afghanistan: Blinken

Washington, Nov 13 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Qatar has agreed to represent American interests in Afghanistan following the closure...

Political battle over Covid vax, mask mandates continues in US

Washington, Nov 12 | A political battle over Covid-19 vaccination and mask mandates has continued in the US, as the federal government pushed through...

US inflation at the highest since 1990

New Delhi, Nov 11 | Pressure on America's central bank to raise interest rates has intensified after rising energy costs, supply shortages and increased...

Memorial for fallen US troops in Korean War to be established

Seoul, Nov 11 | A group of Korean Americans was set to unveil a new monument in the US this week to commemorate the...

Despite strain, US, China pledge to enhance climate action at COP26

By Vishal GulatiGlasgow, Nov 11 | Despite strained relations, the US and China -- world's top two polluters -- just ahead of the culmination...

US House Jan 6 panel subpoenas more former Trump officials

Washington, Nov 10 | The US House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot issued another round of subpoenas to 10 former officials...

Pandemic has widened economic inequities in US: Powell

Washington, Nov 9 | US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has widened inequities in the...

US Congress urged to recognise Palestinian state

Ramallah, Nov 9 | Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has called on the US Congress to recognise an independent Palestinian state on the 1967...

US lawmakers urge Biden to declare formal end to Korean War

Washington/Seoul, Nov 9 | A group of US lawmakers sent a letter to President Joe Biden last week, urging his administration to quickly engage...

US opens border to fully vaccinated int’l travellers

New York, Nov 9 | The US has opened it doors to fully vaccinated international travellers, welcoming the visitors who have been shut out...

US CDC approves distribution of Pfizer vax for kids aged 5-11...

Washington, Nov 3 | The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued formal recommendations for children aged 5-11 to get vaccinated...

US prisons face worsening staff shortages amid pandemic

Washington, Nov 3 | Prisons across the US have been facing more severe staff shortages as officers have resigned in droves amid the Covid-19...

US SC to hear cases against controversial Texas abortion law

Washington, Nov 1 | The US Supreme Court will on Monday hear two challenges to the highly controversial Texas state law banning near-total abortions.The...

S.Korea, US kick off joint air exercise

Seoul, Nov 1 | South Korea and the US kicked off a combined annual air exercise Monday, in a low-key manner apparently to back...

Iran doubts alleged US determination to revive nuke deal: FM

Tehran, Nov 1 | Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has cast doubts on US President Joe Biden's alleged determination to revive the 2015...

US imposes sanctions against Iran’s drone program

Washington, Oct 30 | The US imposed sanctions against companies and individuals related to Iran's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programs.The Department of the Treasury...

‘US debt default most likely to happen between mid-Dec & mid-Feb’

Washington, Oct 30 | A Washington-based think tank has said that US federal government is most likely to default on its debt between mid-December...

Afghans’ purchasing power shrinks with freezing of assets by US

Kabul, Oct 30 | In the wake of the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban in August, the US froze the war-torn country's assets...

Elon Musk wants to build tech & science university in US

San Francisco, Oct 29 | Elon Musk, whose fortune recently exceeded $300 billion, said on Friday that he aims to start a new university...

‘US conducting in-depth review of Korean War’s end declaration’

Seoul, Oct 29 | The US is reviewing the possibility of declaring a formal end to the Korean War from various angles, a top...

US announces additional humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

Washington, Oct 29 | The US has announced $144 million in humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan, "as part of our enduring commitment to the people"...

S.Korean Def Min holds talks with US Navy chief

Seoul, Oct 28 | South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook held talks with the visiting US Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro here...

Spotify overtakes Apple as top US podcast platform: Report

San Francisco, Oct 28 | Music streaming giant Spotify has reportedly surpassed tech giant Apple to become the top podcast provider in the US.During...

N.Korea slams US for skipping UN meeting on racism

Seoul, Oct 28 | North Korea slammed the US and other western nations on Thursday for having double standards on human rights and racism,...

US lawmakers grill Snap, TikTok, YouTube over child safety

San Francisco, Oct 27 | Tech giants Snap, TikTok, and YouTube are being grilled by US senators over worries that their apps, like Facebook,...

Business

Bankers need not have heartburn, LIC staff deserved better pay: AIIEA

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Jan 20 | The employees of one of the world's largest life insurance companies, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC),...